The village is kept secure by the dedicated members of the Energy Police Department headed by police chief Shawn Ladd.
Police Chief Shawn Ladd has been with the department for 26 years. He has served as patrolman, Sergeant and Chief. He has been Police Chief for 25 years, the longest serving Chief in Energy Police Department history as well as the longest serving active Police Chief in Williamson County history. Shawn received his education at SIUC and trained at the Illinois State Police Academy. Chief Ladd serves as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Director’s of the Williamson County Major Case Squad.